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Stages Of Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerotic plaques’ downstream spread linked to low shear stress

In human coronary arteries, atherosclerotic plaques tend to spread downstream because of the changes in blood flow patterns the plaque causes, researchers have found.

This insight comes from a study of fluid dynamics in the arteries of people being treated for coronary artery disease. The results are being presented Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the… Atherosclerotic plaques’ downstream spread linked to low shear stress   

What is dementia?

abnormal tau protein1 - downs syndrome1 - cognitive dysfunction4 - beta-secretase-1 protein1 - quality of care2 - sinus issues1 - executive function1 - anti-hypertension medication1 - mild cognitive impairment22 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - judgment1 - early dementia1 - psychomotor retardation1 - play-up programme1 - als1 - thiamin deficiency1 - carotid ultrasound1 - alpha-synuclein proteins1 - exelon1 - chronic traumatic encephalopathy1 - brain tissue1 - mini-strokes2 - blood test1 - late-onset alzheimer's2 - alzheimer's epidemic1 - alzheimer's treatment3 - cognition2 - vecordia1 - amyvid2 - methamphetamine1 -